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RE: <img src="..." defer>

From: Jake Archibald <jakearchibald@google.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:13:42 +0100
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To: Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com>
Cc: public-web-perf@w3.org, James Simonsen <simonjam@google.com>
On 19 Apr 2013 18:29, "Jatinder Mann" <jmann@microsoft.com> wrote:
> Have we decided on whether a ‘defer’ resource shouldn’t delay the load
event [1]? I can’t think of a reason why this would be bad, but can
definitely see the performance benefits of allowing scripts that trigger
off the onload to run sooner.

Guy Podjarny made the case against
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17842

Personally, I don't think they should block load, especially if they can
delay loading for a long time or indefinitely.
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